This course is intended to help you understand the wide range of legal issues relating to intellectual property, with a particular focus on copyright law.
By the end of this course you will have a basic understanding of:
- What copyright is and how long it lasts
- Who owns the copyright in a work, including devised work.
- How to go about getting the right to use copyright material
- Other IP rights including Design Rights, Moral rights for Writers and Performers, Rights in Performance.
- How trademarking you company’s name or logo can help protect your brand.
- The different ways to get permission to use music on stage.
This is an introductory course but it is also a useful refresher for anyone who deals with intellectual property in their job including producers, senior management and creative contributors.
This will be an informal presentation with plenty of opportunities to ask questions and talk about your own experiences and problems. Course notes are provided.
Jackie Elliman is ITC’s Legal & Industrial Relations Manager. Jackie studied Drama at Manchester University and Law at the College of Law and has worked for Equity, UK Theatre/SOLT and – as a freelance consultant – for a wide range of performing arts companies.
£75+VAT (£90) for ITC members and £105+VAT (£126) for non-members.
The Albany, Douglas Way, London, SE8 4AG
For more information or to discuss access needs, please call 0207 403 1727 or email us
Bookings are registered on receipt of the course fee. As there is are limited places on our courses places are allocated on a first come, first served basis. Outstanding payments may be cancelled in order for others to book and attend. Please find our full booking terms and conditions, including the cancellation policy here.